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Staff Pick Series: David Paff’s Pick

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

bowen furnitureStaff Pick Series…

We see furniture day in and day out. We’ve seen styles come and go, and then come around again in a new way. With all that change, it can be challenging to pick a favorite, but we do tend to have pieces that we fancy more than others. We thought it would be fun to share each of our staff’s favorite picks and why.

David Paff’s employee pick…

David appreciates the quality story of solid wood furniture, but he also likes a break from the traditional style that tends to accompany it. That’s why he chose the new Plank Road dining collection from Kincaid as his employee pick. Plank Road offers solid wood construction, with a reclaimed barn wood feel, making it an excellent choice for active families. Available in two finish options, Charcoal and Stone, it has clean lines with simple metal details that seamlessly blends modern and vintage styling. Also, the collection offers a variety of seating and storage options, allowing you to mix and match for your lifestyle. A pair of Oakley upholstered hostess chairs, mixed with ladderback side chairs, and even an upholstered bench gives flexible seating options, and creates an eclectic blend that’s unique and different, not so cookie cutter. Visit our showroom to see Plank Road dining or shop the collection HERE.

Questions? Give us a call, or email us for more information at 336-765-1360, info@bowenfurniture.com.

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What you need to know before buying a sectional

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

sofasBy: BreeAnn Cook

Most homes today embrace the open concept floor plan, with fewer walls and larger, more spacious living areas. Unfortunately, with so much openness, it can be challenging to arrange furniture. Sectionals are a popular choice for defining the living room, but they can be tricky to order. Here are few things you need to know about ordering a sectional.

1. They are left and right hand pieces, labeled LAF or RAF, meaning left hand facing or right hand facing. When you are facing the piece of furniture, the arm will be either on the left or the right respectively. Some manufacturers will label them LSE or RSE, which means left seated end or right seated end. When you are seated in the piece, the arm will be on your left or right. Make sure you pay attention to these labels and arm placement, to confirm that you purchasing the correct configuration.

2. Most manufacturers offer a sofa with a built in corner. Corner pieces are required when creating an “L” shape, but a built in corner unit often saves money as it reduces the number pieces required. When looking at the component options, be sure to look for the word “corner” when selecting sofa pieces. These can often be mistaken for a left or right sofa piece, especially when looking at line drawings only.

3. Wedge pieces tend to be large and take up more space. If you are trying to conserve space, opt for a corner unit instead of the wedge.

4. Consider seam placement. Since a sectional consists of multiple pieces connected together, there will be seams where each connects. Careful planning will help you conceal these seams. This is another example where using a sofa with built in corner is a good idea, as it eliminates a seam, at least on one side of the sectional. If one portion of the sectional will back up against a wall, plan to have the seam against the wall, not on the floating portion of the sectional. Sometimes, seams cannot be avoided, and in those cases, adding a console table behind the sectional will hide unsightly junctions.

5. Speaking of connections… be sure to ask about how the sectional clips together. You want to make certain that the manufacturer offers some sort of clip system, so that your pieces will stay connected and not move. There are different types of clips and some are easier to reconnect than others. Don’t be afraid to ask your sales person for a demonstration, so that you will know how to fix the issue if your sectional becomes unclipped.

Take your time, draw a sketch if needed, and double check item descriptions before placing your order. Start shopping our sectional selection today. Questions? Give us a call, or email us for more information at 336-765-1360, info@bowenfurniture.com.

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Super Bowl Seating Solutions

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

bowen furnitureBy: BreeAnn Cook, Interior Designer

With The Super Bowl less than two weeks away, chances are you’re making preparations for that game day party.  Whether you’re seating a crowd or just a few, we’ve got seating solutions to fit your needs.

Solution #1

If you’re seating just the family, the Curve sectional from Southern Motion provides seating for up to four people comfortably.  And, it’s loaded with features like drop down console for beverages and snacks, power recliners on each end, power headrest, and two USB ports for powering your devices.  What’s not to love?

Solution #2

If you’re looking for a smaller solution, consider modular theater seating.  You can start with the Southern Motion Viva recliner, seating for one, or add wedge consoles and additional recliners for as much seating as you need. Best of all, the Viva has a lay-flat option for ultimate relaxation and with the added power headrest, you won’t miss a second of the big game, even when fully reclined!

Solution #3

If you need to seat a crowd, but recliners just aren’t your style, consider the Brentwood sectional from Rowe. It seats six people as shown, but we are pretty sure you can squeeze in a few more. With a deep seat and transitional frame, it’s comfortable, stylish, and works with any décor.

We have all of these solutions in stock now, ready for you to see and try, at Bowen Town & Country. Stop by today and we will get you ready for The Super Bowl and Game Day!

Questions? Give us a call at 336-765-1360, or email us for more information at info@bowenfurniture.com.

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Fall In Love With Sofas

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

22_738_SM09_medium“We strive to make furniture of such impeccable quality that it brings joy not only to the people who own it, but also to the craftsmen who build it.” – Harley F. Shuford, Sr., founder, Century Furniture.

Until you’ve fallen in love sofas or a piece of furniture, you might find yourself scoffing at someone who talks about their new loveseat or recliner like it’s a member of the family. But once you’ve felt that connection, you’ll understand completely what it’s like to own a piece of furniture that brings you joy.

At Century Furniture, their goal is to create furniture that will not only be functional, but will also bring joy to those who come in contact with it. Since 1947, this family owned and operated business in Hickory, N.C. has been creating quality furnishings for the homes of people here in the United States as well as around the world.

Of course, Century produces a wide variety of furnishings, from beds and cabinets to dining tables and accessories. But what we’ll focus on today is the infinite number of choices available when it comes to sofas. There are quite a few different designs to choose from, ranging from formal to casual, all with comfort in mind as well as style.

Once you’ve found the style to fit your home, you can make it uniquely yours. More than 2,000 fabrics and over 50 finishes to choose from allow for infinite possibilities. Whether you’re trying to match existing décor or strike out with a bold new style, you’ll be sure to find something to help realize the images you’ve created in your head.

Come in to Bowen Town & Country Furniture today to see for yourself just how comfortable the sofas from Century Furniture are, as well as stylish. And when you do make your purchase, one that we’re sure you’ll love, you can be proud to know the furniture was manufactured right here in the United States, but craftsmen from our neighboring furniture metropolis, Hickory.

Give us a call, or email us for more information at 336-765-1360, info@bowenfurniture.com.

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Customize Your Look with Rowe Furniture

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Rowe Collections   Fabrics   Fabric BrowserOne of the things we’re proud of at Bowen Town & Country Furniture is providing you with great furniture made right here in the United States. But even more, we want to make sure that when you come to us, you get exactly what you’re looking for. With Rowe Furniture lines, you get the best of both worlds.

The Virginia-based company was started 60 years ago as the dream of two men. Now their dream has grown to become a furniture company bringing high-quality, American-made furniture to people around the world.

The sofas, sectionals and chairs made by Rowe come in a variety of styles to fit almost any taste. But what is even more special about these products is the ability to choose from over 500 fabrics. As the company states on its website, their mission is expression, and furniture is an expression of you. If you don’t see something on the floor at Bowen Town & Country that catches your eye, don’t worry. With just a little time consulting with the great sales team, you can create the furniture you want that’s uniquely you.

Check out the many different options on the fabric browser before you come in, and then visit Bowen Town & County Furniture to see how those fabrics will look on the sofa, chair or sectional of your choice. Give us a call, or email us for more information at 336-765-1360, info@bowenfurniture.com.

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